Rick Bentley

It’s your last chance to audition for ‘American Idol’

Now that the winner of this season’s “American Idol” has been crowned, the process to find the winner for the final season of the FOX show has started. Auditions for the 15th season will begin Friday, July 19, in Denver.

The closest tryouts for local hopefuls will be in San Francisco. No date has been set but it’s looking like the auditions will be held in August. More details will be provided as they are made available.

Updated details concerning auditions along with terms and conditions of being part of the process are available at www.americanidol.com .

If you are just a fan and would like to see the “American Idol Live!” concert tour, it begins Tuesday, July 7, in Clearwater, Florida. The closest stop will be Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Warfield Theater in San Francisco. Find information at www.americanidol.com/tour.